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Pupils were jumping on bridge before collapse

KAMPAR, 27 Oct 2009: Between 30 and 50 pupils were on a newly-built suspension bridge when it collapsed last night into the swift-flowing Kampar River at Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Dipang near here, causing one pupil to drown and two more to go missing. A pupil, K Mathivanan, 12, who held onto a rope and saved [...]

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1 pupil dead, 2 missing after bridge collapses

KAMPAR, 27 Oct 2009: A pupil drowned and two others are missing after a newly-built suspension bridge collapsed into the Kampar River as pupils, participating in a 1Malaysia camp, were walking across the bridge near here last night. Nineteen other pupils, feared missing at first, have been accounted for and are safe, police said. The [...]

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M’sia proposes third bridge link to S’pore (Updated)

Updated 4.39pm, 22 May 2009 SINGAPORE, 22 May 2009: Malaysia has proposed to Singapore that a new bridge be built to link the eastern side of Johor to the island republic. The new bridge will help to further facilitate the movement of people and goods and services between both countries, Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri [...]

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